On 3 August 2011 05:29, Mike Taylor <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 2 August 2011 17:48, Nathan Tallman <[log in to unmask]> > P.S.
> Off-topic, but what do you prefer "open source" or "open-source". I'm
>> not sure which is most correct.
> Use open-source (with a hyphen) when it's functioning a compound
> adjective modifying a noun, as in "we prefer to use open-source
> software"; but not when it's a noun phrase standing alone, as in "we
> prefer our software to have open source".
And while we are correcting things, the opposite of open-source is not
commercial, it is proprietary. Both proprietary and floss can have
commercial offerings, both can be cost free. Plenty of people on this
list work in commercial enterprises that make floss software.